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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 6 years ago 2015-12-01 03:19:44
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@@ -182,14 +182,15 @@ Supporter today</a>.</p>
 

	
 
<h4>Fighting for the GPL<h4>
 

	
 
<p>Our most controversial program is our GPL compliance work. We stand up for
 
<p>Many consider our GPL compliance and enforcement controversial.   We don't
 
think it is: We stand up for
 
the GPL at the request of the Linux kernel community, the Debian community
 
and our member projects. Most recently that has resulted in us funding
 
the <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/news/2015/mar/05/vmware-lawsuit/">suit
 
and our member projects. Most recently that has resulted in our funding
 
of the <a href="http://sfconservancy.org/news/2015/mar/05/vmware-lawsuit/">suit
 
against VMware</a>, which is the first law suit on derivative works and the
 
GPL. While this work is extremely important to the continued long-term
 
success of software freedom and copyleft, it makes fundraising from companies
 
harder. While enforcement of the protections around free and open source
 
almost impossible. While enforcement of the protections around free and open source
 
software is in the long term interest of the industry, many companies are
 
reluctant to fund organizations that take on this enforcement task. We do
 
this work because we think that it is good for everyone in the long run,
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